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Old 04-02-2013, 02:10 PM   #4092
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2012 Impreza 2.0i HB


Originally Posted by edlu32 View Post
I'd just like to add that based on the launch powerpoint of the 2012 Impreza in NYC, the sedan has a drag coef of 3.06 and the hatch has a drag coef of 3.29. Regardless of what the EPA says, the drag coefficients provide a better indicator of fuel economy at highway speeds. Of course, drag becomes exponentially more important as speed increases; the sedan may have an easier time achieving the EPA highway mileage than the 5-door.
thanks for this info. this makes good sense.
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